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Ukraine bans dozens of fascist Russian books
Aug13

Ukraine bans dozens of fascist Russian books

KIEV: Kiev s public relations war with Moscow scaled new heights on Wednesday with Ukraine releasing a list of Russian reporters and authors whose boo …read more Source: The News...

US jets launch first anti-IS Syria strikes from Turkey
Aug13

US jets launch first anti-IS Syria strikes from Turkey

ANKARA (AFP) – US warplanes Wednesday carried out their first air strikes on Islamic State (IS) targets in Syria after taking off from a Turkish base, kicking off a key new phase in the campaign against the jihadists.A US drone had last week executed a single lethal air strike against an IS target in Syria but this was the first time manned...

Can Britain turn Ukraines inefficient corrupt military into a fighting force
Aug13

Can Britain turn Ukraines inefficient corrupt military into a fighting force

<br>Amid the noise of gunfire, armoured cars and drones, Bogdan Yanakovy was reflecting on his role as a soldier in Ukraine's airborne forces. Before the war he was a lecturer in … …read more Source: Big News...

Fighting intensifies as pro-Russian rebels try to take key port of Mariupol
Aug13

Fighting intensifies as pro-Russian rebels try to take key port of Mariupol

Ukraine on Wednesday reported intense battles with pro-Russian insurgents near the last major government stronghold in the former Soviet country’s separatist east. A military spokesman in Kiev said clashes north of the Sea of Azov port of Mariupol had killed one soldier and injured three. The rebels reported the death of a civilian in a […]...

Ukraine battles pro-Russian rebels for access to key port (AFP)
Aug12

Ukraine battles pro-Russian rebels for access to key port (AFP)

Starognativka (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine on Wednesday reported intense battles with pro-Russian insurgents near the last major government stronghold in the former Soviet country’s separatist east. …read more Source: The West...

Ukraine bans dozens of ‘fascist’ Russian books (AFP)
Aug12

Ukraine bans dozens of ‘fascist’ Russian books (AFP)

Kiev (AFP) – Kiev’s public relations war with Moscow scaled new heights on Wednesday as Ukraine released a list of high-profile Russian reporters and authors whose books will be banned from sale. …read more Source: The West...

After food, now Russia burns Dutch flowers
Aug12

After food, now Russia burns Dutch flowers

A week after angering many in Russia by burning illegally imported Western food, authorities have started feeding Dutch flowers to the flames. Officials say blooms from the Netherlands, which supplies much of Russia’s $2.5 billion flower market, pose safety risks because they may be infected. Critics say the “flower war” marks a...

Ukraine and rebels trade blame for violating ceasefire
Aug12

Ukraine and rebels trade blame for violating ceasefire

Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists accused each other on Wednesday of attempting to break a six-month-old peace agreement, with a rebel official warning of the threat of “big war” if the ceasefire crumbles. Ukraine’s allies expressed particular concern this week after the Ukrainian military reported the heaviest rebel artillery...

Athletics: Coe ready for Gatlin fall-out at worlds
Aug12

Athletics: Coe ready for Gatlin fall-out at worlds

LONDON (AFP) – British track great Sebastian Coe has said he will be prepared to present Justin Gatlin with a gold medal if the controversial American wins the 100 metres final at this months World Championships in Beijing.Last week Coe, a candidate for the presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) hit out...

Ukraine and rebels trade blame for violating ceasefire
Aug12

Ukraine and rebels trade blame for violating ceasefire

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists accused each other on Wednesday of attempting to break a six-month-old peace agreement, with a rebel official warning of the threat of “big war” if the ceasefire crumbles. …read more Source: The...

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